Roles provide administrators with an easy way to manage security permissions. Administrators can create roles, which group permissions together in a manner that they may be assigned to multiple users at the same time. In this video, learn how to use roles for account management and the danger of using shared and generic accounts.
- [Instructor] Roles provide administrators…with an easy way to manage security permissions.…Administrators can create roles…which group permissions together…in a manner that they may be assigned…to multiple users at the same time.…In Windows, we can use security groups…to manage roles and their permissions.…The major benefit of roles is that…they simplify account management.…When a new user joins a team, administrators can…simply assign that new user to the team's role…and then the user will get all the permissions…already associated with their new job.…
When the user leaves, the administrator may remove…the role and those permissions go away.…Roles also eliminate the need…for dangerous account practices,…the use of shared and generic accounts.…In some organizations, administrators create…generic accounts such as one for the HR department…or for all receptionists.…This way administrators don't need to create…new accounts for each user and manage the permissions…on those accounts.…The danger with this approach is that it becomes…
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- Identity and access management
- Using access cards and biometrics
- Multifactor authentication
- Password authentication protocols
- Device authentication
- Identity management life cycle
- Access control lists
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover subject/object model. In addition, the following topics were updated: registration and identity proofing, SSO and federation, and advanced authorization concepts.